When should you talk to your kids about alcohol?
When should you talk to your kids about alcohol?

Having the "booze talk" with kids before they take their first sip of alcohol is crucial - and that moment comes earlier…

The only hangover cure that works
The only hangover cure that works

A pint of water after a big night? Or a takeaway to soak up the booze? Scientists have now revealed the only certain cure…

Food for dad's day
Food for dad's day

I am most certainly not a dad but I love a well-made black pudding which Warren is incorporating in to his apple and potato…

Jamie Oliver's war on sugar
Jamie Oliver's war on sugar

Crusading chef wants a sugar tax to curb obesity and diabetes.

Food & Drink

Kerre McIvor: When in Rome - blend in
Kerre McIvor: When in Rome - blend in

I'm always surprised that people feel they have a right to walk into any bar or any club in town as…

Recipes: Create your own street food

Have all the fun of the fair creating your own street food.

Niki Bezzant: Bacon and eggs don't mix

Researchers have found a link between frequent consumption of processed meats and lower fertilisation in men, writes Niki…

Home cooks should avoid eating rare burgers

Restaurants can serve burgers rare, but home cooks should avoid leaving them pink in the middle, according to recommendations…

Top celebrity wines
Top celebrity wines

We're all about celebrity sauvignon this week. From much-loved bards and talk-show talent to local heroes…

Grab a juicy burger

You've one day to eat a treat between two buns, warns Donna McIntyre.

Brunch: Orvieto, Three Kings

The menu is an all-day list featuring everyone's favourites - buttermilk hotcakes with honeycomb butter ($17), corn fritters…

Michael Meredith's kitchen rules

Greg Dixon talks to Michael Meredith about helping feed hungry kids, what motivates him and why the end of his marriage…

Recipe: Apple and almond bircher muesli

Not just a delicious dairy-free addition to drinks and smoothies, slightly sweet almond milk also makes creamy desserts…

Wendyl Wants To Know: Chicken nuggets? Where's the chicken?
Wendyl Wants To Know: Chicken nuggets? Where's the chicken?

I've looked at chicken nuggets before but never have I seen a packet which contains so little chicken…

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Recipes

Recipes: Freshly made cakes
Recipes: Freshly made cakes

Nothing beats a freshly made cake to add a bit of…

Recipe: Gingernut caramel sandwiches
Recipe: Gingernut caramel sandwiches

A sprinkle of ginger adds just the right amount of…

Recipe: Slow-braised green pork curry
Recipe: Slow-braised green pork curry

Slow-cooking meat in the oven until it reaches that…

Three tasty venison recipes
Three tasty venison recipes

Lean, but certainly not mean, venison is a New Zealand-grown…

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Recipes

Recipe: Spiced sugar date doughnuts
Recipe: Spiced sugar date doughnuts

No-fuss treats are the best. Using just a few staple…

Recipe: Ricotta, salami and basil jacket potatoes
Recipe: Ricotta, salami and basil jacket potatoes

With its crispy skin, fluffy middle and a cheesy filling…

Recipe: Apple and custard tart
Recipe: Apple and custard tart

Apples are a baking favourite. This crunchy, versatile…

Recipe: Harissa and garlic flatbreads
Recipe: Harissa and garlic flatbreads

A crusty loaf of buttery garlic bread makes the perfect…

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